Isaac Pastor-Chermak is a cellist, conductor, teacher and student. Educated at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Idaho, he is presently a graduate student in orchestral conducting at the University of California, Davis. He performs and conducts a repertoire spanning 500 years on instruments ranging from baroque cello, violoncello piccolo and viola da gamba to the most experimental electronic instruments. In addition to a vigorous performing schedule of solo, chamber music, and orchestral engagements at home in Northern California and abroad, Pastor-Chermak holds teaching positions in the Berkeley (CA) Unified School District and the Young Artists Conservatory of Music (Vacaville, CA).
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